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Wheaton Recycling Extravaganza & Paper Shredding

April 1, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm CDT


New Location!  DuPage County Fairgrounds

All DuPage County residents can attend the event, which is an opportunity to reuse and recycle many types of items safely.  Here are the organizations attending and what they will accept:

DuPage County Sheriff – Syringes, EpiPens, medications, sharps, lancets
Working Bikes – Bikes, helmets, tire pumps, repair tools
SCARCE – Books, records, musical instruments, BRITA brand filters/pitchers, keys from cars/homes, small inkjet cartridges (NO toners), holiday lights, x-rays, bread tags, mercury thermometers/thermostats/barometers  **NO light bulbs, NO CFLs
Wheaton Lions Club – Eyeglasses, sunglasses, hearing aids
Soccer Gear for Zambia – Soccer items: jerseys/uniforms, socks, shin guards, cleats, soccer balls, nets, referee gear, girls leggings, first aid kits
Melba’s Place (project of Milton Twp) – Walkers, wheelchairs, crutches
AmeriGas – Propane tanks
Interstate Battery – Car and other large batteries

Document shredding (funded in part by DuPage County)
Acceptable items: tax records, medical records, sensitive documents
**NO plastic file tabs, NO vinyl checkbook covers, NO plastic page protectors, NO batteries (greeting cards, etc)

FEE BASED collections
Collected by Flat Can
Aerosol cans – $1 / aerosol products
Latex Paint – Quarts $2, Gallons $5, Buckets $20

Collected by SCARCE, recycled by HazChem
Household batteries – $2.50 per pound – credit card only


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April 1, 2023
8:30 am - 12:00 pm CDT
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DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd
Wheaton, IL United States
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